Unemployment rate falls in June
June’s data pointed to an improvement in the labor market. The number of employed people increased by 32,310 compared with May, while the seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 11.1% from May’s upwards revised 11.3%.
Meanwhile, the number of unemployed decreased by 6,234 relative to May. Moreover, the number of individuals outside the labor force decreased by 28,410 compared to May, representing a 0.9% drop.
Greece Unemployment Chart
Greece Unemployment Data
|Unemployment (% of active population, aop)||19.8||17.9||17.6||14.8||12.4|
|Unemployment (% of active population, eop)||19.1||17.0||16.8||13.0||11.6|